Archive for the ‘Baby Bloomer’ Category

LATE BLOOMIN’ MOM: Dana M. Spincola, Our Newest Blogger, Squashes the Notion of Perfection


I hated my twenties. It was a decade of lost dreams, loosing a father and what I believed to be loosing my mind. My thirties was a turn around of miraculous beginnings with finding myself, getting married, and becoming pregnant; and today, as I begin a new decade, I can ...

Newsletter Giveaway – KONGA NYC


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Bloomin’ Mom – A Later Mom Shares Miracle Baby….Worth the Effort and More – By Renee Divine, Minneapolis, MN Chapter Head


In 2009, at the ripe old age of 41, my husband and I tied the knot. Before we got married we agreed that we would try to get pregnant right away and if it didn’t happen for us we would explore adoption. We both agreed that IVF and other modes ...

Tips for Staying Healthy During Winter – By Melissa Wood, ND


Here are some great tips to strengthen your body’s immune system during the winter season. Drink the optimal amount of water. With the winter season here, it’s more important than ever to consume the right amount of waterfor your health. Keep stress to a minimum. Studies have linked high stress levels to ...

Lessons My Kids Taught Me about Facing Fears – By Patty Chang Anker, Author


Here are some of the lessons I learned from my girls and their little scraped knees: “Sometimes, you just have to get your face wet.” My daughter Ruby said this the day she floated face down in the pool for the first time at age five. She’d always been afraid to ...

Getting Comfortable with Chaos by Renee Peterson Trudeau, Life Coach/Speaker and Author


Last week I gathered with a small group of friends in my home. They shared that they’ve been feeling a sense of sadness—almost a mourning—that the world as we know it is gone. It feels as if we’re headed into a brave, new frontier and are literally creating the tools ...

Lessons Learned from Holidays Past – By Stephanie Young, Blogger


Each Christmas, I do things that I later regret, but not this year. No, this year I will think before I act. This year, I will be smart. This year, I will not make the same mistakes as in years past. This year I will NOT: Hand make any gifts. Just because ...

Hanging On: Tips for Surviving the Holidays When You’re Grieving – By Beth Marshall, Author


My most difficult journey of grief began with the death of my mom, just weeks before Thanksgiving. Without warning my best friend and #1 fan was gone. Mom loved everything about the holidays. You may have seen her on the interstate - the blue Honda with the wreath on the ...

Newsletter Giveaway – Three Tees from Konga NYC


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